Harriet Stearns

19 November 1802–1 September 1881 (Age 78)
New York, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Stearns was born on 19 November 1802, in New York, United States, her father, Asa Stearns, was 44 and her mother, Lucy Cady, was 38. She lived in Persia, Persia, Cattaraugus, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 1 September 1881, in Barry Township, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Asa Stearns
1758–1852
Lucy Cady
1764–1825
James Stearns
1782–1863
Sena Stearns
1790–1818
Candace Stearns
1800–
Laura Almira Stearns
1784–1858
Zebina Stearns
1786–1846
Abigail Stearns
1789–1873
Sylvia J Stearns
1793–1870
Lucy Stearns
1794–1822
Sydney Stearns
1796–
Harriet Stearns
1798–1886
Harriet Stearns
1802–1881
Asa H. Stearns
1803–1866
Elijah Cady Stearns
1805–
Eliza Cady Stearns
1805–
Curtis Stearns
1810–1873

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World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Stern 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet Knowles in household of Perry O Knowles, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harriet Knowles in household of Aaron P Knowles, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harriet Knowles in household of Aaron P Knowles, "New York State Census, 1855"

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